Stop dumping products on water channel-Micheal Tidi to Loggers
Post created on 11:03 am
Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area in Delta State, Dr. Michael Tidi, has ordered loggers along the Pessu Market axis of Warri River, to immediately stop dumping of their by-product on the water channel, saying it is inimical to government’s resolve to revitalize commercial activities in Pessu Market and its environs.
Dr. Tidi, handed down the order, Saturday November 28, when he led a team to inspect the ongoing reconstruction of Pessu Market Road by the State Government, in the course of supervising this month’s environmental sanitation exercise.
The Warri South Local Government Boss, who lamented the low compliance of people of the area as it affects the environmental sanitation restriction directive by the State Government, noted that disposal of waste is a shared responsibility between government and the governed.
He posited that environmental laws in Nigeria is very weak, assuring that his administration will introduce Executive Bill to Warri South Council Legislature, with a view to enacting bylaw that would give bite to the enforcement of sanitation defaulter.